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Death toll rises in Damascus blasts

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Death toll rises in Damascus blasts


Officials have confirmed at least 55 people have been killed and more than 372 wounded in two blasts which rocked the Syrian capital of Damascus.

State television reported the majority of the casualties were civilians referring to the blasts as, “terrorists attacks.”

The explosions were caused, said a statement from the Syrian Interior Ministry by two suicide car bombers.

They were detonated at rush hour reportedly damaging a military intelligence complex involved in President Bashar al-Assad’s crackdown on a 14-month uprising.

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